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Campus Safety Information and Resources

Pursuant to Section 217a(5) Public Act 103 of 2023, Grand Rapids Community College makes available here the campus safety information and resources for our institution.

Emergency Contact Numbers for Public Safety

Grand Rapids Campus

GRCC Police

  • (616) 234-4911 (emergency)
  • (616) 234-4010 (non-emergency)
  • GRCC Police from any campus land line
  • Hours of Operation:  Mon - Thu: 6 a.m.-11:30 p.m.; Fri: 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun: Closed
  • Location: 25 Lyon Street NE, Grand Rapids 49503

Grand Rapids Police Department

Grand Rapids Fire Department

Emergency Medical Services

Lakeshore Campus 

Ottawa County Sheriff:

  • Emergency Contact for Police, Fire or Medical Emergency: 911
  • Non-Emergency Police Response: (800) 249-0911

Title IX and Support Services Contact Numbers

GRCC Title IX Offices & Deputies

GRCC Student and Employee Behavior Intervention Teams

GRCC Ethics Hotline

GRCC Counseling Services

Network 180 - 24/7 Mental Health Services

  • (616) 336-3755

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 24/7 Suicide Prevention Services

  • (800) 273-TALK (8255)

Safety and Security Services

Pursuant to Section 217a(5) Public Act 103 of 2023, the safety and security services provided by Grand Rapids Community College include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • GRCC Police Department with 14 sworn law enforcement officers with full arrest powers.
  • Officers respond to all criminal complaints on campus.
  • Officers respond to motor vehicle incidences on campus.
  • Emergency Medical Response
  • Motorist Assist: Dead batteries and vehicle lock-outs.
  • Monitor campus surveillance cameras
  • Maintain Campus Lost & Found
  • Open Doors
  • Safe Walk
  • Deliver Emergency Messages
  • Vending Machine Refunds
  • Works with Silent Observer Tip Line, GRCC Ethics Hotline, and Student and Employee Behavior Intervention Teams

Minors on Community College Property

In accordance with Section 217a(5) of Public Act 103 of 2023, Grand Rapids Community College's policy applicable to minors on community college property:

Annual Security Report

Campus security policies and crime prevention statistics pursuant to the student right to know and campus security act, Public Law 101-542, 104 Stat 2381. Information shall include all material prepared pursuant to the public information reporting requirements under the crime awareness and campus security act of 1990, title II of the student right to know and campus security act, Public Law 101-542 104 Stat 2381 and the federal campus SaVE act of 2013, Public Law 113-4, section 304, 127 Stat 54. 

Reader Portals for Student General Access Plan

Effective Monday, September 18, 2023  

View Interactive Map

Applied Technology Center (ATC)14/B1st floor southeast hallway entrance – bakery use
ATC39B1st floor new wing – Machine Tool Lab entrance
ATC212nd floor Foodology entrance
Cook Academic Hall16Skywalk entrance from Ramp B
Calkins Science Center1B1st floor S/W entrance across from Ramp B
Ford Fieldhouse (FFH)Skywalk entrance from Student Center
FFHSkywalk entrance to Calkins Science Center
Library and Learning Commons8D Primary west entrance 
Music BuildingPrimary west entrance
Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall (RJF)12D Plaza entrance between RJF & Cook Academic Hall
RJF9C G2 Level east plaza entrance across from Ramp A
RJFRJF Fourth floor Tunnel Card ReaderTunnel entrance from top of Ramp A to fourth floor
RJF16A Fourth floor entrance from Ramp A
Spectrum Theater6B Southeast entrance
Sneden Hall1B East entrance  
Sneden Hall7D North Welcome Center entrance
Tassell MTEC25APrimary entrance
Lakeshore Campus6BSouth entrance
Lakeshore Campus8BEast entrance

Get Help Resources

Student Get Help resources for assistance with emergency funding, housing, domestic violence and more.

A copy of the GRCC's Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for review. This report is required by the federal law and contains statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain non-campus buildings or property owned and controlled by GRCC; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The ASR also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual misconduct, emergency procedures, and other matters. This report is available online at You can also request a hard copy by visiting the GRCC Police. If you would like to receive a printed copy of the ASR, you can stop by the GRCC Police Department at 25 Lyon Street NE or you can request a copy be mailed to you by calling (616) 234-4012.

Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972 requires that all entities receiving federal funds or financial assistance prohibit sex discrimination and sexual harassment in their education programs and activities. Learn more about Title IX at

GRCC does not offer or accept any reward or remuneration from a secondary school, college, university, agency, or organization for placement or recruitment of military students.